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3 entries found for tarsus.
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Main Entry: tar·sus
Pronunciation: primarystresstär-sschwas
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural tar·si /-secondarystresssimacr, -secondarystresssemacron/
1 : the part of the foot of a vertebrate between the metatarsus and the leg; also : the small bones that support this part of the foot and include bones of the ankle, heel, and arch
2 : the lower and longest part of a bird's leg
3 : the part of the limb of an arthropod (as an insect) most distant from the body

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